YG chief also embroiled in scandal Did disgraced former K-pop star Seungri, who is suspected of having arranged sexual services for overseas investors, learn how to entertain his guests from his boss? Yang Hyun-suk, chief of Korea’s entertainment behemoth YG Entertainment,...
Former KARA member apologizes for suicide attempt Former KARA member Goo Hara, who was hospitalized after attempting suicide on May 26, regained her consciousness and expressed her feeling through her representative in Japan. “I’m truly sorry for causing concern due to...
Former KARA member hospitalized Goo Hara, a former member of K-pop girl group KARA, attempted suicide in her house located in southern Seoul early May 26. She is safe now. On the previous night, the 28-year-old posted a goodbye message on...
Celebrities keep donating to victims of Gangwon fires A series of massive mountain fires struck the country’s eastern regions on April 4, killing at least two people and forcing thousands of residents there to flee their homes. In response, the government...
7-track album will be released on April 12 Not only ordinary K-pop fans but also global celebrities seem to wait for the advent of the much-anticipated new album of BTS, “Map of the Soul: Persona,” which will be released on...
K-pop band teams up with Halsey Early this week, K-pop superstar BTS dropped a teaser trailer of “Boy with Luv,” the main track of the seven-member boy band’s forthcoming album “Map of the Soul: Persona,” featuring American diva Halsey. In the...
Fans of K-pop stars rush to Korean courses Asian fans of K-pop music - mostly from Japan, China and Southeast Asian countries - are starting to learn Korean to better understand their favorite stars. In Thailand for example, 130 secondary schools...
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Who invested in BTS?

Korean firms will benefit from BTS success If Korean superstar BTS chalks up another success with its new album, “Map of the Soul: Persona,” to be released mid-April, it will have big implications not only for pop culture but also...
Netmarble to launch online game featuring BTS soon After months of hype, K-pop superstar BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys, plans to release a new album, “Map of the Soul: Persona,” midway through this month. And the news seems to have...
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Big influence of BTC

BTS fans rush to watch the Shawshank Redemption Whatever BTS members talk seems to have a big influence, and this time around, it is about a movie. BTS is a seven-member Korean boy band. In a recent interview with the Entertainment...

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